# On the Common Structure of Bohmian Mechanics and the Ghirardi–Rimini–Weber Theory

@article{Allori2008OnTC, title={On the Common Structure of Bohmian Mechanics and the Ghirardi–Rimini–Weber Theory}, author={Valia Allori and Sheldon Goldstein and Roderich Tumulka and Nino Zangh{\'i}}, journal={The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science}, year={2008}, volume={59}, pages={353 - 389} }

Bohmian mechanics and the Ghirardi–Rimini–Weber theory provide opposite resolutions of the quantum measurement problem: the former postulates additional variables (the particle positions) besides the wave function, whereas the latter implements spontaneous collapses of the wave function by a nonlinear and stochastic modification of Schrödinger's equation. Still, both theories, when understood appropriately, share the following structure: They are ultimately not about wave functions but about…

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